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Hayes Pleased with 2016 Winterbottom Stakes Pair

Hayes Pleased with 2016 Winterbottom Stakes Pair
November 15th, 2016

Trainer David Hayes his confident that talented stable mates Sheidel and Keen Array are both strong chances of success when they line up for the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot Racecourse on November 26th. Both Sheidel and Keen Array have posted winning form at black type level through…

2016 Winterbottom Stakes Confirmed for Malaguerra

2016 Winterbottom Stakes Confirmed for Malaguerra
November 15th, 2016

Malaguerra has been confirmed to line up for the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Perth’s Ascot Racecourse on November 26th, following his second win at the highest level of racing last time out. Malaguerra began his racing career under the guidance of Wez Hunter in 2015, but undoubtedly stepped…

Sujet Better Than 2015 Winterbottom Stakes Odds Suggest

Sujet Better Than 2015 Winterbottom Stakes Odds Suggest
November 20th, 2015

Trainer Simon Miller concedes Sujet faces a big task in winning Saturday’s 2015 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) first-up, but is confident the five-year-old has the talent to produce a major boilover at Perth’s Ascot Racecourse on Saturday. Sujet has posted a commendable five wins and three minors through only thirteen career…

2015 Winterbottom Stakes Ideal for Watermans Bay

2015 Winterbottom Stakes Ideal for Watermans Bay
November 20th, 2015

Jockey Steve Arnold has a great affiliation with trainer Dan Morton and Watermans Bay, and is thrilled to return to the saddle of the talented gelding ahead of Saturday’s 2015 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m). Watermans Bay has been a strong and consistent performer in posting ten wins and a further fourteen…

2015 Winterbottom Stakes a Possible Play for The Quarterback

2015 Winterbottom Stakes a Possible Play for The Quarterback
November 5th, 2015

The Quarterback produced an incredible performance to win the Listed Earl Grey Stakes (1000m) at Flemington on Crown Oaks Day this afternoon and may have booked a ticket west for a tilt at the 2015 Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) according to trainer Robbie Griffiths. Jumping from the gates only…

2015 Winterbottom Stakes a Possible Target for Buffering

2015 Winterbottom Stakes a Possible Target for Buffering
October 13th, 2015

Buffering returned for a fifth win at the highest level in the Group 1 Moir Stakes (1000m) a fortnight ago, but trainer Robert Heathcote has revealed he is yet to settle on a final point of call for the veteran sprinter this time. Jumping from the gates well, jockey Damien…

2014 Winterbottom Stakes Draw Not Ideal for Eclair Big Bang

2014 Winterbottom Stakes Draw Not Ideal for Eclair Big Bang
November 21st, 2014

Allocated the somewhat wide barrier 9 in a field of just thirteen, trainer Phillip Stokes has been pleased with the continually building form and class of Éclair Big Bang this time in, but concedes he is unsure where the horse fits into pecking order amongst the talented list confirmed for…

Sidestep Ready for 2014 Winterbottom Stakes

Sidestep Ready for 2014 Winterbottom Stakes
November 20th, 2014

While allocated an inside draw for the sprint feature at Perth’s Ascot Racecourse on Saturday, trainer John O’Shea has conceded the talented field confirmed for the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) means talented four-year-old Sidestep will need to do more than jump well to break through for a maiden victory…

Watermans Bay to Make Perth Return in 2014 Winterbottom Stakes

Watermans Bay to Make Perth Return in 2014 Winterbottom Stakes
November 19th, 2014

Spending the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival under the care of leading Victorian trainer Mark Kavanagh, classy sprinter Watermans Bay has been confirmed for his first start under Perth trainer Dan Monton in Saturday’s Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot Racecourse. Claiming eight race wins and a further eleven minor…

Bel Sprinter Ready for 2014 Winterbottom Stakes Success

Bel Sprinter Ready for 2014 Winterbottom Stakes Success
November 18th, 2014

While unlucky to be blocked for a run late and sixth in the Group 2 Salinger Stakes (1200m) last time out on November 1st, trainer Jason Warren has revealed he is thrilled with the continually building form of Bel Sprinter ahead of his appearance in Saturday’s Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes…